Knightdale, NC: East Regional Library Programs Scheduled for February 2020

Exterior of East Regional Library, Knightdale NC. Photo: Kay Whatley
Exterior of East Regional Library, Knightdale NC. Photo: Kay Whatley

 

The February programs planned at East Regional Library (ERL) in Knightdale, North Carolina include story times for small children, teen programs, and events for adults and families.

Unless otherwise noted, events listed take place at the library, 946 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, NC.

East Regional Library information is online at www.wakegov.com/libraries/locations/erl. East Regional Library is part of the Wake County Public Libraries system. For events at other Wake County libraries, visit www.wakegov.com/libraries/events.

Adult Services

Custom Booklists

Looking for some good books? Fill out a brief form and our Adult Services Librarians will suggest eight to ten books for your reading pleasure. Available online for any WCPL Patron (16 years or older).

ACT Practice Exam

Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 9:30am-1:30pm

Don’t procrastinate! Take action NOW to ensure you improve your ACT score. Join a classroom of your peers and take a full-length practice ACT. You’ll get the full testing experience with an in-person proctor. After the test, you’ll receive a comprehensive score report detailing your strengths and weaknesses. For ages 16 and up. Registration requested. To register, go to www.princetonreview.com/product/offerings/448402.

How to Make the Most of Your Business Instagram Page

Wed., February 26, 2020 @ 6:30pm

This workshop will help you understand the best ways to really make Instagram work for your business. Register for these free workshops online at www.raleigh.score.org. Select the “Local Workshops” tab.

Music in the Library: Shenette Swann

Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 4-5pm

Enjoy the soulful sounds of local jazz and blues vocalist Shenette Swann. No registration required.

The Five Essentials for Growing Beautiful Roses

Sunday, February 29, 2020 @ 10am

Join David Pike from Witherspoon Rose Culture as he talks about bed preparation/planting and the five essentials of growing beautiful roses, including a rose pruning demonstration. Registration requested.

Youth Services

Baby Storytimes

Mondays @ 11:30am

Thursdays @ 11:30am

Toddler Storytimes

Mondays @ 9:30 and 10:30am

Tuesdays @ 10:30am

Thursdays @ 9:30/10:30am

Fridays @ 9:30am

Preschool Storytimes

Wednesdays @ 9:30am and 10:30am

Tuesdays @ 9:30am

Fridays @ 10:30am

Family Storytime

Thursdays at 7pm (pajamas and teddy bears are welcome.)

Saturdays @ 9:30am

K-2 Adventures

Mondays @ 4:30pm

3-5 Adventures

Thursdays @4:30pm

Teens @ the Library

Tuesdays @ 4:30pm

School-Aged Kids

Books with Brian featuring See Spot Read

Monday, February 3, 2020 @ 5:30-6:30pm

Children in grades K-5 and their families are invited to join us for literacy activities. Come practice your reading skills with the certified therapy dogs of the local Meetup group See Spot Read. Readers of all levels welcome. No registration required.

K-5th Super Special: Eric Carle Painting Party

Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 3pm

Eric Carle inspired artwork party. Paint your own masterpiece with color styles featuring Eric Carle’s colorful illustrations, with games and activities.

K-5th Super Special: Mardi Crafts Party!

Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 3pm

Mardi Gras family art party. Crafts including decorating your own mask, games, and joining a walking parade around the library (3:45pm).

Discover Your World

Family Movies @ the Library

Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 2pm

Feature presentation: Disney Nature Earth — An epic story of adventure, starring some of the most magnificent and courageous creatures alive, awaits you on Earth. We’ll have a craft while Disneynature brings you a remarkable story, narrated by James Earl Jones, of three animal families on a journey across our planet – polar bears, elephants and humpback whales. Rated G Runtime 96 mins. Snacks Provided.

Hooray for PreK: Books N’ Bops

Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 6pm

Preschoolers and their families are invited to join us for a fun and engaging creative movement class that incorporates literature and dance! No registration required.

ABC Craft and Learn: A Kindergarten Readiness Program

Saturdays @ 11:30am

A program that simulates a pre-school classroom and invites children and their caregivers to a program focusing on those pre-literacy and social skills necessary for a successful launch to kindergarten.

Ready, Set, School Marbles Community Playdate

Saturday, February 15, 2020 @ 11:30am

Join Marbles Kids Museum at the library for family play to support kids ages 3-5 in getting ready for school.

K-2nd Adventures

  • Monday, February 3, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Dino Dig! Join us as we learn about dinosaurs by participating in a dino dig and creating your own clay fossils.
  • Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Valentine STEM. Discover candy hearts science experiments and then create a special Valentine’s Day card.
  • Monday, February 17, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Snowy Stories. Warm up with the story of Jack Frost and make glittery Snow Slime and other snow activities.
  • Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Pizza Fun! Join us a s we celebrate National Pizza Day while playing pizza bingo, reading about pizza, and many pizza topping activities.

3rd-5th Adventures

  • Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Create Outside the Lines: Paint on Canvas. Not an artist? Think again! Learn a transfer technique that will result in an impressive painting.
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Dare to Discover: High Flyers. Put old tech and new tech to the test. Paper airplanes vs. robotic helicopters.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Read Beyond the Book: Spy School. Do you have what it takes to be a secret agent? Come find out!
  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 4:30pm — Explore without Limits: Jazz, Blues and Rock & Roll. Celebrate Black History Month through music and rock out with your own instrument.

 

Teens @ the Library

Weekly teen program.

Let’s Meditate

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 4:30pm

Ever feel like you just need a moment to breathe? Come perform some meditations designed to help you find your own personal peace.

No Regrets!

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 4:30pm

February 11 is Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day, an annual reminder that there’s little point in trying to undo something that has already been done. Let’s practice letting go of the past!

Do-nut Miss This!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 @ 4:30pm

If you’ve ever said “I love you” to a little piece of dough with a hole in it, then this is the party for you! Join us as we have a Donut Party by celebrating the tasty pastry and making some of our own!

Life’s a Fairy Tale

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 4:30pm

February 26 is Tell a Fairy Tale Day. What makes a fairy tale? Join us as we talk about, discover, and create our own. What will your story be?

Life Hacks @ the Library

EFRA monthly teen program.

Emoji Party

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 6pm

We all love our cell phones, but put yours down for games and crafting at this emoji party.

 

Source: East Regional Library

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